SCORE FIRST- In just about every game this season, the Patriots have had a quick trip into their opponents' red zone. Unfortunately, most of these quick trips have resulted in a maximum of 3 points. Based on my observations and discussions with former NFL players, I think the problem is scripted plays. Instead of getting into the red zone and breaking out some plays designed for that field position or to take advantage of the opponent's defensive struggles, we just run the next play. So instead of trying to get the ball into the endzone and going for the jugular, we run a play which may work great at the 50 yard line just to see what the defense is going to do. While that technique may have worked great in prior years with different offensive weapons, it's not a really good plan with our players limited knowledge and experience.
Next is to avoid silly penalties like taunting, offsides, or unneeded pass interference. On a whole, the Chiefs offense has benefitted the most from opponents' defensive penalties with 43. Whilethey supposedly get all of the calls the Patriots have only benefitted from 24 such penalties.
Last is to slow down dirtbag Tyreek Hill. Every single play they need to bounce Hill off his route. So he doesn't start timing when the chuck is going to occur, they need to vary their approach and timing. Obviously, the faster the defense can get the offense back on the field, the less chance Hill has to figure out the defense and get the ball.